Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

Why Attend an Online Conference Like CWCO2016?

CWCO2016 is almost here! It’s set for March 4-6, and all the terrific details are at http://catholicwritersconference.com. It’s $40 for nonmembers,  $25 for CWG members. Drop by the website and register soon. Registration ends Feb 27 or when we get … Continue reading

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Love is everywhere! Committee Report for February 2016

by Nancy Ward, Coordinator of Committees LOVE is everywhere in our February Committee Reports. The committee chairs share what they LOVE about CWG committees, but first, here’s what they would LOVE to have from you: Blog ideas? Contact Kathryn Cunningham. … Continue reading

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Writers: Journal your Faith Story, Part 1

Part 1 – Always be ready to evangelize As a sidebar to my presentation of “Sharing Your Faith Story as a Writer” for the March 4-6 Catholic Writers Conference Online, I stress the value of preparing to evangelize by maintaining … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps of being a Spiritual Writer

Step Two – “Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore our writing to sanity” Now that we have taken a good look at giving our writing to God, let’s take a good look at ourselves. Can … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: February 7, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Luke 5:1-11 Now it happened that he was standing one day by the Lake of Gennesaret, with the crowd pressing … Continue reading

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The Catholic Writers Conference Online is Coming Soon

It’s almost here! CWCO – the biennial online conference for writers – is set for March 4-6. 2016.  This faith-focused authors conference offers presentations covering all aspects of writing from finding your calling as a writer to publishing and marketing … Continue reading

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Americanah, by Chimamamda Ngozi Adichie

Americanah is a tale of two countries, Nigeria and the USA. The protagonist, Ifemelu invites the reader to sit with her at a braiding salon in Newark, New Jersey as she prepares to return to Nigeria after ten years in … Continue reading

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The Unbloody Cross?

The most interesting thing I have to tell fellow writers this month is about being censored. I bought a “self-publishing” contract with a reputable firm connected to a major Christian publisher. For help with margins and a cover design, the … Continue reading

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Humility and Pope Francis

This is from the Gospel of Luke; Chapter 9: vs 46-50 An argument arose among the disciples about which of them was the greatest. Jesus realized the intention of their hearts and took a child and placed it by his … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: January 31, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Jeremiah 1:4-5, 17-19 The word of Yahweh came to me, saying: ‘Before I formed you in the womb I knew … Continue reading

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